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Chess Club Puzzles – 11th December


This week there are 4 quick puzzles for Chess club to solve. To solve each puzzle it’s helpful to remember that a ‘double-attack’ occurs when one piece is attacking two opposing pieces at the same time. When a knight performs a ‘double-attack’ this is known as a ‘fork’. A ‘pin’ occurs when a piece can’t […]

Latest Chess Results


After a second week of the Chess Ladder the new positions are shown below. Well done to Abi who beat off a challenge from Jake H. to stay top of the Chess ladder for the second week running. Other wins this week went to Kaitlyn, Kadie, Dylan, Jake D. and Daisy. Abi Dylan Jake D. […]

Chess Ladder Week 1


This week we began our opening games for the new ‘Chess Ladder’. The games were arranged from lots drawn randomly. The winners of each game will play each other in the next session. Those who lose this week’s game will play each other next week. This will then form the basis of the new ladder. […]

Scholastic Book Fair

scholastic book fair

The popular ‘Scholastic Book Fair’ will return to St. Michael’s this week. The fair will be open after school from 3.15pm on Thursday 26th October and at the same time on Friday 27th October. The book fair will also be open for two days after the half-term holiday, at 3.15pm on Monday 6th and Tuesday […]


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